Thirty-one people have “liked” that update from May 11; two people offered sincere congratulations, and another three people, well, they provided a different take.
“Wow, PR awards are less meaningful than Grammies,” wrote Tyler Hurst, a self-described writer and sometimes publicist.
Flip the page to comments on B-M’s wall from Facebook users, and it becomes clear that this negative sentiment toward the PR firm has not subsided since the media outed the firm’s “smear campaign” on behalf of its former client Facebook.
“As a PR practitioner with ethics, I am embarrassed by your decision to do business in this manner,” writes Gail Benge Kent. “You have sullied the profession and given fodder to those who say we are all flaks [sic] and can be bought for enough money. Shame on you.”